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Obituaries

Hortense Carpentier, Aug. 4, 1925 - June 17, 2019 Hortense Carpentier, 93

Hortense R. Carpentier, a longtime Springs resident whose varied career spanned music, film, literature, real estate, retail, and medicine, died on June 17 at the New York State Veterans Home in upstate Oxford, surrounded by her family. Death was attributed to cardiac pulmonary arrest after a more than four-year illness. She was 93.

Jun 27, 2019
Betty Rose Morici

Betty Rose Morici, who owned Betty’s Bloomers flower shop in Montauk, died of cancer at home in that hamlet on June 14. She was 79 and had been ill for several years.

Jun 27, 2019
Mildred D. Granitz

Mildred Doughty Granitz died at home on the Circle in East Hampton on Friday. She was 98. The family will hold a memorial service at a date to be announced. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Jun 27, 2019
Chick Bills, Nov. 26, 1950 - May 5, 2019 Chick Bills, An Artist, Plus

It is not hyperbole to say there was nothing Chick Bills could not make, fix, or take apart. The East Hampton artist, fabricator, and polymath died at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset on May 5. He was 68 and had been in poor health since a heart attack more than three years ago.

Jun 20, 2019
Joseph Scheerer Jr., Sept. 10, 1926 - June 12, 2019 Joseph Scheerer Jr., 92

Joseph Durand Scheerer Jr., a former resident of Amagansett and East Hampton who had a career as a stockbroker and president of a dairy company, died of heart failure on June 12, surrounded by family at his house in Duxbury, Mass. He was 92, and had been ill for only a short time.

Jun 20, 2019
Michael P. Miller

Michael P. Miller, a grocery and deli clerk at the I.G.A. supermarket in East Hampton for many years, died of cancer on May 25 at home in Micco, Fla. He was 60 and had been ill for three years.

Jun 20, 2019
Mildred P. Rosen, 89

Mildred Pafundi Rosen, whose distinguished legal career included a seven-year stint as commissioner of the New York State Labor Relations Board under Gov. Nelson Rockefeller — the first woman to hold that position — died on June 9 in New York City. The East Hampton summer resident was 89 years old. 

Jun 20, 2019
Brian Grinnell, May 12, 1958 - April 8, 2019 Brian Grinnell

Brian Grinnell, a former mate on the Pontos and Donna Lee fishing vessels in Montauk, died of brain cancer on April 8 at home in Harpswell, Me. He was 61. 

Jun 20, 2019
Maureen Wikane

Maureen Wikane of East Hampton died of pancreatic cancer on Tuesday at Quiogue’s Kanas Center for Hospice Care.

Jun 20, 2019
Betty R. Morici

Betty R. Morici died at home in Montauk on Friday.

Jun 20, 2019
For Paul J. Slevinski

Visiting hours for Paul J. Slevinski of East Hampton, who died on Monday, will be held on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.

Jun 20, 2019
Teresa Barsdis Boothe, June 27, 1928 - May 29, 2019 Teresa Barsdis Boothe

Teresa Barsdis Boothe, who was raised in East Hampton, died at the Aurora Senior Living of Manokin in Princess Anne, Md., on May 29. She was 90 and had been ill.

Jun 13, 2019